–Wikki Tourists, Ranch Bees also earn promotion
By Sab Osuji:
Shooting Stars of Ibadan and Gabros International of Nnewi made a blissful return to the Glo Premier League after the second tier league ended in a dramatic fashion Saturday, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
Similarly, Wikki Tourists of Bauchi sealed their return to the top flight in emphatic fashion just as Ranch Bees of Kaduna ended their three season campaign in the lower league with a hard fought ‘technical’ victory over Kwara United in Division A to also gain promotion.
In the last round of matches decided Saturday, Shooting Stars Sports Club, 3SC, pipped hard fighting Akwa Starlets 1-0 in Ibadan to end the season on 50 points.
Gabros confirmed Ekiti United relegation with a shock 2-0 win in Ado Ekiti to also finish the campaign on 50 points but with lesser goal difference compared to Shooting Stars’.
With 3SC and Gabros securing the two promotion slots available in Division B, the quartet of Unicem Rovers, Ekiti United, COD and Stores finished within the drop zone.